JUE | Music + Art: Awesome Tapes From Africa

JUE | Music + Art: Awesome Tapes From Africa


“Awesome Tapes from Africa have been the best new thing of 2013. Brian Shimkovitz and his project have brought to the music industry a brand new breath of fresh air, introducing to western society the best independent African music of the last thirty years." – The Upcoming

JUE | Music + Art is bringing cassette culture back to China come this March with Awesome Tapes from Africa. Since 2006, Brian Shimkovitz's Awesome Tapes From Africa blog has been shedding light on obscure and wonderful sounds from across the African continent. As a DJ, he travels from club to festival to DIY space, bringing the blog to life with 2-3 hour sets blending folkloric pop, left-field dancefloor gems, and hip-hop beats he's collected from African marketplace finds.

Price: 50RMB
Venue: Dada

About JUE | Music + Art:觉 / JUE – to sense (as in: an assault on all 5 senses)

JUE | Music + Art was founded in 2009 to bring the creative communities of Shanghai & Beijing closer. Every year since then, promoters Split Works have pooled their resources with those of their favorite friends from across the artistic spectrum to present a multi-venue, multi-disciplinary romp across the middle of March. If you want a snapshot of where China is creatively, you could do worse than spending a week at JUE | Music + Art.

“JUE sneaks into the city streets and lights the creative torch ablaze. The freshest international artist and locally rooted creative join forces to switch on the creative pulse of the cities. When JUE is happening, the whole city seems alive" - Jetty @ Sina Weibo Music

We look forward to welcoming you…




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